Priesthood in the Catholic Church

The Rev. Richard Bucci declares that Rhode Island lawmakers who backed an abortion rights bill can't serve as godparents.
An Associated Press investigation found hundreds of priests accused of sexual abuse have not been identified by the Roman Catholic Church.
A recent investigation from the Associated Press found that hundreds of accused priests are now working as teachers, nurses and even counselors for sexual assault survivors.
Monsignor Joseph McLoone spent thousands in church donations on men he met on Grindr, Pennsylvania prosecutors say.
Laura Pontikes says she feels betrayed by Cardinal Daniel DiNardo after coming forward with claims that a Catholic priest manipulated her into a sexual relationship during a vulnerable point in her life.
The charges are part of Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel's investigation into the Catholic sexual abuse scandal in her state.
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The archbishop of Colombo and other religious leaders are cautioning Sri Lankans against attending worship services for the foreseeable future.
The Texas woman claims Rev. Gerold Langsch assaulted her during a religious ritual and left her feeling like a “nasty, dirty piece of meat.”
The "Book Of Mormon" actor wrote in his new memoir "Too Much Is Not Enough" that the same priest attacked him twice.
Protesters demolished the statue of a late Catholic priest who was accused of having sexually abused children.
Three men attached a rope around a statue of Monsignor Henryk Jankowski and pulled it down.
The former U.S. cardinal is the highest profile church figure to be dismissed from the priesthood in modern times.
Author Frederic Martel is claiming Catholic priests publicly denounce homosexuality while privately leading double lives.
The pope publicly confirmed that some priests have subjected nuns to "sexual slavery," and pledged to take action.
David Lee Poulson was charged as a result of Pennsylvania's landmark grand jury report into the Catholic Church's sex abuse scandal.
The controversial president says he told a priest that he snuck into his maid's room and "touched" her while she slept.
Pennsylvania's Supreme Court decided the 11 Catholic priests' reputations could be “irreparably and illegitimately impugned" if their names were disclosed.
As Catholic bishops convene in Rome discuss how to minister to young people, survivors want to make sure their voices are heard.
Rev. James Martin, a Jesuit priest and author, took the comments in stride.